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One more time...
Thursday, June 18, 2009      2 comments

Ok, the old bod is doing better, moving better and not in much pain. Time to get back on track, log food, count calories, etc. etc. Looking at the bright side: Living with pain makes you REALLY appreciate even one day without it!... Read more
Inspired by SANDRA0011's Blog
Saturday, June 13, 2009      1 comments

Every meal that is On Plan is a SUCCESS! emoticon And it's one more success than you had before! ... Read more
Chasing away the Monster.
Thursday, June 11, 2009      3 comments

The pain monster is letting go. I took a slow, short walk yesterday and can still move this morning, so that's an improvement. I was in it's grip for about two weeks or more this time. My WISH for this point in my life is to be able to wa... Read more
Thursday, June 04, 2009      1 comments

OVEREATING. It's the hardest habit to kick. The reason is obvious. We really do need food. It's not just in our imagination. If you tell an alcoholic she can drink, but just do it in moderation, people will think you're really... Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      3 comments

NO PAIN, NO GAIN is what I live with. It's not exactly how Jane Fonda meant it. I live with chronic pain from an old back injury that has come back to haunt me. It gripped me about 7 years ago and pulled me to a screeching halt. I ... Read more
TEA with ME?
Monday, June 01, 2009      3 comments

There is something so lovely about having tea with a friend. Sometimes it's iced tea on my shaded deck, made cozy by coral honeysuckle and crossvines growing in th... Read more
THE HILLSIDE - Where I once lived.
Saturday, May 30, 2009      3 comments

The cottage sits high on a hill overlooking the backwaters of Stillhouse Hollow Lake. It's walls are made of the rocks that clutter the hills and fields of Central Texas. It's red tile roof is a reminder of the not too distant past, when ... Read more
A favorite quote.
Thursday, May 28, 2009      2 comments

"After breakfast, work a while. After lunch rest a while. After dinner walk a mile." From the wisdom of Edgar Cayce. I'm looking forward to my massage this afternoon. If you've never had a massage, give yourself a treat! I p... Read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      5 comments

I lost about 20 pounds before I found Sparks. Here are some of the things I’ve learned about losing weight: We are all here to feel better about ourselves. This happens when we are healthier and not overweight. These things jus... Read more
WEEKEND LAUGH - Please read with tongue in cheek.
Saturday, May 23, 2009      5 comments

For those of you who watch what you eat, here's the final word on nutrition and health. It's a relief to know the truth after all those conflicting nutritional studies. 1. The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks th... Read more
The Tummy Team
Thursday, May 21, 2009      1 comments

I'm starting now to plan for the long weekend. My holiday weekend will be longer than most because Joe is off work for 5 days. Joe the wonderful cook, lol. Of course, I'm a pretty good cook, too, and I'll be doing the ribs. Last night I ... Read more
FUN - with food on the side.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      2 comments

You know how you order your salad with dressing on the side? That's so you eat more veggies and less fattening dressing. You know how Chinese food comes with mostly rice and veggies and the meat is used more as a condiment? That's how the... Read more
Was it a GOOD day? Or a BAD day??
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      0 comments

Wow, yesterday I wanted to eat all day long. I had visions of ice cream, blackberry cobbler, huge portions of Mexican food. Came really close to cooking a huge portion of pasta. You name it; I wanted it. And somehow, SOMEHO... Read more
FEELING on track.
Monday, May 18, 2009      0 comments

Something I learned when I began this journey to a healthy body is to change my perspective. Is my tummy grumbling to be fed MORE? Do I crave that hand-to-mouth-action of continuing to shovel food in my mouth? Are people around me eating scrumpt... Read more
Dieter's Prayer
Sunday, May 17, 2009      0 comments

Now I sit me down to eat, I pray the Lord I will not cheat. If I should reach for cake or bread please guide my hand to greens instead! But help me Lord if I indulge and lose the Battle of the Bulge, to understand that ounce for ounc... Read more

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